Amazon Riverboat Adventure

Amazon Riverboat Adventure
Amazon Riverboat Adventure
Amazon Riverboat Adventure
Amazon Riverboat Adventure
Amazon Riverboat Adventure
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  • G Adventures

Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. Led by an Amazon Reserve naturalist guide, your cruise will include daily excursions by motorized skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest home — with any luck you’ll spot sloths, toucans, or pink dolphins! And, with plenty of time for exploration in Pacaya–Samiria National Reserve, you'll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. The cuisine on-board is regional and provides a unique and delicious window into local culture. Gain a rare glimpse of how life "on the river" is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.

Highlights
  • Explore the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve — the largest national park in Peru
  • dine on food fresh from the jungle
  • spot pink dolphins on the Amazon River
  • interact with members of the local community
  • learn the intricacies of Amazon wildlife
Meals Included
6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Your Wellness Moment: Local Shaman Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Arrival transfer. Cruise aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat (4 nts). Orientation tour of Iquitos. Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Transport
Amazon riverboat, plane, private bus.
Pacaya Samiria National Reserve Your Wellness Moment: Local Shaman Visit
Your Local Living Moment: Local Indigenous Family Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Accommodation
Aboard the Amatista Amazon riverboat (4 nts), upgraded hotels (2 nts).
Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Arrival transfer. Cruise aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat (4 nts). Orientation tour of Iquitos. Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Your Local Living Moment: Local Indigenous Family Visit
Destinations
  • Peru
  • South America
Tour Types
  • Adventure
  • Marine
  • Upgraded
  • 2 - Light
  • Small Group
Day 1: Lima

Arrive at any time, an arrival transfer is included.

Day 2: Lima/Nauta

Take an early morning flight to the gateway to the Amazon, Iquitos. Explore the town of Nauta before boarding the boat and beginning the cruise down the Amazon River. In the afternoon, enjoy a jungle walk and learn about medicinal plants, search for monkeys and keep an eye out for reptiles.

Once on board the ship, relax and soak in the natural beauty of the wild rainforest. Step out on deck and watch the riverbanks go by, expert guides will lead jungle walks, give lectures, and point out unique species of bird and marine life as you explore the smaller tributaries of the river.

Day 3: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Explore the Amazon River and some of its tributaries in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. In the constantly changing Amazon we offer flexible itineraries, the naturalists onboard tailor each departure to the surroundings and water levels to ensure you get the most out of your Amazon adventure. Over the next few days, enjoy shore excursions, night excursions, educational lectures, a visit to a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area.

Day 4: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Explore the Amazon River and some of its tributaries in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. In the constantly changing Amazon we offer flexible itineraries, the naturalists onboard tailor each departure to the surroundings and water levels to ensure you get the most out of your Amazon adventure. Over the next few days, enjoy shore excursions, night excursions, educational lectures, a visit to a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area.

Day 5: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Explore the Amazon River and some of its tributaries in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. In the constantly changing Amazon we offer flexible itineraries, the naturalists onboard tailor each departure to the surroundings and water levels to ensure you get the most out of your Amazon adventure. Over the next few days, enjoy shore excursions, night excursions, educational lectures, a visit to a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area.

Day 6: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve/Lima

In the morning explore the shoreline by motorized skiff keeping your eyes out for birds, monkeys and sloths. Leave the peacefulness of the river behind en route stop at the manatee rescue centre before catching a flight back to Lima. Enjoy the evening in the city.

Day 7: Lima

Depart at any time.

  • Your Local Living Moment: Local Indigenous Family Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve Your Wellness Moment: Local Shaman Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Arrival transfer
  • Cruise aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat (4 nts)
  • Orientation tour of Iquitos
  • Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Dates Price Single Availability

Touring Holidays with G Adventures

Founded in 1990 by Bruce Poon Tip, G Adventures is proud to offer the most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions, all carefully created to appeal to adventure-craving travellers. G Adventures started as a one-man business and is now an award-winning escorted tour operator and the world’s largest adventure travel company of more than 2,200 people in 28 offices around the globe. The team is made up of people who believe in responsible travel and have a desire to create memorable trips that embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to ensure travellers get behind the scenes and experience the real world in an authentic and sustainable manner.

As the small group adventure travel experts, G Adventures is well-known for offering impressive escorted tours in the most fabulous destinations, such as Italy, Spain, Greece, Norway, Egypt, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Kenya, South Africa, Antarctica, Canada and Australia. More than 150,000 keen travellers choose a G Adventures tour year on year, resulting from the overabundance of tours and destinations on offer to suit each individual style. You can pretty much travel anywhere with G Adventures and, no matter what kind of traveller you are, the company promises you a tour and a life-changing experience that you will never forget.

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Group Size:1 - 30
Suitable For: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
Accommodation:Aboard the Amatista Amazon riverboat (4 nts), upgraded hotels (2 nts).
Difficulty:2 - Light
Meals:6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
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